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  1. Head and neck malignancies are characterized by a multiphasic and multifactorial etiopathogenesis. Tobacco and alcohol consumption are the most common risk factors for head and neck malignancy. Other factors, ...

    Authors: Ajay Kumar Chaudhary, Mamta Singh, Shanthy Sundaram and Ravi Mehrotra
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:22
  2. Partial glossectomy is the main treatment for tongue carcinoma. The resection of the tongue, which is a very vascularised tissue, requires a good hemostasis. The advantage of the harmonic scalpel is in combini...

    Authors: Yoann Pons, Jérome Gauthier, Philippe Clément and Claude Conessa
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:21
  3. The head and neck are two of the most common sites of extranodal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). However, primary tumors of the infratemporal fossa are infrequent, and NHL in this region is extremely rare.

    Authors: Jagdeep S Thakur, Ravinder S Minhas, Narinder K Mohindroo, Dev R Sharma, Shobha Mohindroo and Anamika Thakur
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:20
  4. Managing advanced head and neck cancer is often a difficult task, particularly when massive invasion of the carotid artery is present. However, en bloc resection can be a curative procedure, and reconstruction...

    Authors: Yoann Pons, Elsa Ukkola-Pons, Philippe Clément, Bernard Baranger and Claude Conessa
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:19
  5. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is an uncommon cancer in North America. Its clinical course is typified by locally advanced disease at diagnosis and has a high propensity for both regional and distant spread. It is, ...

    Authors: Frederick Y Wu, Eddy S Yang, Christopher D Willey, Kim Ely, Gaelyn Garrett and Anthony J Cmelak
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:18
  6. The dominant pattern of failure for squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck remains loco-regional, although distant metastases are now being increasingly documented. Radical radiotherapy with concurrent chemo...

    Authors: Tejpal Gupta, Jai Prakash Agarwal, Sarbani Ghosh-Laskar, Purvish M Parikh, Anil K D'Cruz and Ketayun A Dinshaw
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:17
  7. To review the demographic data of a series of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the tongue, as well as to analyze c-kit expression, histopathologic patterns, prognostic factors, evolution, recurrences and/or p...

    Authors: Kuauhyama Luna-Ortiz, Tania Carmona-Luna, Ana María Cano-Valdez, Adalberto Mosqueda-Taylor, Angel Herrera-Gómez and Verónica Villavicencio-Valencia
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:15
  8. Head and neck cancers (HNC) constitute 5–8% of total body cancers in Europe and America. It is difficult to appreciate the problem of cancers in Nigeria because most studies available are hospital-based studie...

    Authors: Opubo B da Lilly-Tariah, Abayomi O Somefun and Wasiu L Adeyemo
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:14
  9. wLocal failure is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). Although surgery or brachytherapy may be feasible in selected cases, most patients with local failure require ...

    Authors: Daniel TT Chua, Shao-Xiong Wu, Victor Lee and Janice Tsang
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:13
  10. The principles of management of the laryngeal cancer have evolved over the recent past with emphasis on organ preservation. These developments have paralleled technological advancements as well as refinement i...

    Authors: Sharad Chawla and Andrew Simon Carney
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:12
  11. Oral submucous fibrosis is a common oral health problem in India. This study was conducted to correlate the histopathological diagnosis with habits and clinical findings in patients suffering from oral submuco...

    Authors: Shruti Pandya, Ajay Kumar Chaudhary, Mamta Singh, Mangal Singh and Ravi Mehrotra
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:10
  12. Head & Neck Cancer (HNC) represents the sixth most common malignancy worldwide and it is historically linked to well-known behavioural risk factors, i.e., tobacco smoking and/or the alcohol consumption. Recently,...

    Authors: Giuseppina Campisi and Lucia Giovannelli
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:8
  13. The increased understanding of the molecular basis of oral cancer has led to expectations that correction of the genetic defects will lead to improved treatments. Nevertheless, the first clinical trials for ge...

    Authors: Edward J Shillitoe
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:7
  14. The World Health Organization has clearly indentified prevention and early detection as major objectives in the control of the oral cancer burden worldwide. At the present time, screening of oral cancer and it...

    Authors: Stefano Fedele
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:5
  15. Refeeding syndrome is an important, yet commonly overlooked condition affecting patients. It occurs when feeding is commenced after a period of starvation. Head and neck cancer patients are at particular risk ...

    Authors: Hisham Mehanna, Paul C Nankivell, Jamil Moledina and Jane Travis
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:4
  16. This review outlines the histological features of intra-oral skin flaps and their pathology as encountered in a routine head and neck diagnostic histopathology service. Problems in recognising and interpreting...

    Authors: Julia Anne Woolgar and Asterios Triantafyllou
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:2
  17. For many years now there has been a growing frustration with the statistics of head and neck cancer. Despite the many advances in diagnosis and therapy, there has been little change in the prognosis for most c...

    Authors: Adel K El-Naggar, Colin Hopper, Tahwinder Upile and Waseem Jerjes
    Citation: Head & Neck Oncology 2009 1:1